Researching human evolution, human and animal emotions, and sexual selection.
Researching human evolution and expressions, and revising ‘On the Origin of Species’.
Researching human evolution and expressions.
Correcting proofs and researching human evolution, sexual selection, and expressions.
To mark Charles Darwin’s 211th birthday, some thoughts on his 1871 classic, The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, an unlikely anecdote about a snail, plus all the usual book reviews and links to Darwin-related news stories.
Apollo 11 · Origin of Species · Richard Owen · Charles Lyell · sloths · lice · deaf moths · pregnant lizards · puppy eyes · palaeoanthropology · book reviews · heads on spikes!
In which my head appears on a spike (six times).
How animals and people express emotions, and what this tells us about our ancestry.
A interesting new study lends support to Darwin's suggestion that certain facial expressions might be inherited.